A Brief History of Cinema in Chester
by David A. Ellis and Steve Howe
Some Period Cinema Advertisments
Above: a local press advertisment from 1932.
Left: a night at the Picturedrome, Eastgate Street c.1923 below which is the announcement of the opening of Pat Collins' Cinema Deluxe, Brook Street.
Below: Chester's first 'talkie' at the Music Hall 1929.
Bottom: Ice show at the Gaumont 1954
The last programme before the Park Cinema, Saltney closed in 1959
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